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Costa Rica & Panama Adventure 2012

My trip through Adventure Life to Costa Rica and Panama in March 2012 for a fun, action packed week of snorkeling, zip lines, horseback riding, great cuisine, museums and more.

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Getting ready for another rapid
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Jeremy Striffler
We woke up early on our last day and headed to the airport. Andy and I said goodbye in Panama City as his flight was taking him to a stop in Miami and mine to Dallas. It was a great week of travel …
Lunch time with a raft serving as our table
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Jeremy Striffler
Day 9 fell on Palm Sunday. Andy and I walked to a local church and found the parishioners outside getting ready to process into the mass. We were welcomed and handed palm fronds and followed along. …
Lean in!
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Jeremy Striffler
Day 8 started with a nice breakfast buffet at the hotel, which featured a mix of local flavors and standard American fare. Strengthened by our meal, we took a short taxi ride to Casca Viejo. We had …
Stroke, stroke, stroke!
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Jeremy Striffler
Goodbye to Bocas and hello to Panama City! A small but safe plane ride on Air Panama started the day off. The airport was low security and low service but a lot of fun to experience. Landing in …
White Water Rafting on the Pacuare River in Costa Rica
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Jeremy Striffler
Andy and I had no clue that on Day 6 of our adventure what an amazing excursion lay ahead of us with Gambit Tours in Bocas. A rep from the company met us at our hotel and escorted us to their …
Street Art in the center of San Jose
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Jeremy Striffler
Day 5 meant saying goodbye to Costa Rica and crossing the border into Panama. I didn't fully understand going into our trip that it would be such a literal crossing. Jonathan gave us a bag of …
Sculptures at the University of Costa Rica
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Jeremy Striffler
Benny, Marteen and Ursula said goodbye that morning. Andy and I were the only guests for the day but, regardless, Carlos organized another great activity for us - horseback riding and zip lines! We …
Visiting the University of Costa Rica campus in San Jose
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Jeremy Striffler
On our first morning at Selva Bananito, we were greeted by an amazing breakfast spread of eggs, fresh fruit, juice and more. Carlos joined us and the others to talk about the possible activities …
Enjoying an Imperial, a Costa Rican beer, at Bufalo\'s
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Jeremy Striffler
Rising early in the morning, Andy and I were packed and ready for a full day of white water rafting with Exploradores Outdoors. We were picked up by their van at our hotel and greeted by Ricky, who …
Exploring the sights and sounds of San Jose
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Jeremy Striffler
My college buddy, Andy, and I had planned a trip after both finishing grad school in the summer of 2010. That trip got delayed as we focused on moving and finding jobs. Hanging out over Labor Day …
A beer & a bite at Bufalo\'s Restaurante in San Jose
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Jeremy Striffler
My college buddy, Andy, and I had planned a trip after both finishing grad school in the summer of 2010. That trip got delayed as we focused on moving and finding jobs. Hanging out over Labor Day …

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